Tecno Spark 8 was launched in India on Monday as the latest affordable smartphone from the company owned by China’s Transsion Holdings. The new smartphone has slight changes over the Tecno Spark 7 that was launched earlier this year in regular Android and Android Go models.
Tecno Spark 8 runs on Android 11 (Go edition) with HiOS v7.6 on top and features a 6.52-inch HD+ (720×1,600 pixels) Dot Notch display a 120Hz touch sampling rate. The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 SoC, along with 2GB of LPDDR4x RAM.
The Tecno Spark 8 comes with a dual rear camera setup that houses a 16MP primary sensor along with an f/1.8 lens and an AI lens with an f/2.0 aperture, coupled with a quad-LED flash. For selfies and video chats, the Tecno Spark 8 comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.0 lens. The rear camera setup is also paired with a dual-LED flash.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Tecno has provided the 5,000mAh battery that is rated to deliver up to 47 days or 34 hours of calling on a single charge.
Tecno Spark 8 price in India has been set at Rs. 7,999 for the lone 2GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone comes in Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple, and Turquoise Cyan colors and will go on sale through retail stores starting Wednesday, September 15.